Arc of Jackson County (The Arc of Jackson County)

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Agency Information

Name: Arc of Jackson County (The Arc of Jackson County)

Category: Social Services

Service Area: Jackson County

Purpose: To promote the general welfare for persons with intellectual/developmental disabilities and/or physical disabilities, to act as advocates for these individuals, and to promote the development, implementation, and execution of programs designed to benefit persons with disabilities.

Hours of Operation: Meetings are held monthly on the 3rd Thursday at 5:30 pm at the Community Agency Building, 3rd-floor conference room. (113 N. Chestnut Street) Open to all.

Additional Information

City: Seymour

State: Indiana

ZIP: 47274

Phone: 812-271-2200


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Facebook URL:

Other: The Arc of Jackson County sponsors several community events throughout the year for social interaction and information. We are a Jackson County United Way Agency.

Contact Information

Name: Melanie O'Neal

Title: Planning Coordinator

Phone: 812-271-2200


Program Information

Description: The Arc of Jackson County is a local non-profit organization advocating for persons with disabilities. We are affiliated with The Arc of Indiana and The Arc of the United States. We serve as a resource and support to persons with disabilities and their families.

Title: Self Advocates Group

Description: The Arc of Jackson County sponsors this self-advocates group for residents of Jackson County. A self-advocate is a person with a disability that advocates for him/herself. The self-advocates will be having monthly events.

Cost: The self-advocate (& caregiver) will be responsible for any charges related to the events, such as a movie ticket (s). Assistance is available upon application to The Arc of Jackson County for those who cannot afford to attend. Transportation can possibly be arranged upon request.

Updated December 2021